VIDEO: 19-Year-Old Girl Ordered to Take Hijab off at McDonald’s in London

VIDEO: 19-Year-Old Girl Ordered to Take Hijab off at McDonald’s in London

By Reem Tolba

   Another day, another hate crime against an innocent teenager who wanted nothing but to enjoy food. A security guard at McDonald’s in the UK refused to serve a hijabi girl unless she took off her headscarf.   The incident took place at McDonald’s branch on Seven Sisters Road, North London. We here at […]

This Olympian Just Inspired Barbie to Finally Introduce a Hijab-Wearing Doll

This Olympian Just Inspired Barbie to Finally Introduce a Hijab-Wearing Doll

One of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” of 2016, Ibtihaj Muhammad, was honored with a one of a kind doll from Barbie!     Ibtihaj is the first American Olympian to ever compete while wearing a hijab, which made sense that her doll — that was given by Mattel in the Glamour Women of the Year LIVE […]

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Just Shocked the World with His Latest Announcement

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Just Shocked the World with His Latest Announcement

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, just shocked the world with his latest announcement. “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will return to what it was before — a country of moderate Islam that is open to all religions, and to the world,” the prince said.     The comment was […]

White Woman Wears Hijab to Find out What It’s Like to Be Muslim in the UK

White Woman Wears Hijab to Find out What It’s Like to Be Muslim in the UK

Katie Freeman, a former “ban the burka” campaigner, posed as a Muslim for a TV documentary — and oh my, what came after was horrendous. The documentary, “My Week As A Muslim,” was shot in the same week as the Manchester Arena bombing on May 22.     Drinkers hurled vile comments at Freeman as she […]

Spain to Teach Islam in Schools Next Year

Spain to Teach Islam in Schools Next Year

by Marwa Khalifa

  It has been exactly a year since Spain’s Ministry of Education approved the guidelines on how Islam will be taught in its schools.   The plan was not implemented in the current school year, however, the Education Ministry has announced that it will be put into action starting the next school year.   According […]

Basic Hijabi: We Talk to the Instagram Sensation About Her 40,000 Followers, Islamophobia and Being Muslim and American

Basic Hijabi: We Talk to the Instagram Sensation About Her 40,000 Followers, Islamophobia and Being Muslim and American

by Meriam Raouf

A post shared by Touria (@basichijabi) on Oct 14, 2017 at 7:31am PDT   We talked to Instagram wunderkind Touria Mrani-Talbi, the 17-year-old girl behind the popular Instagram account, @basichijabi.   Toria talks Islamophobic DMs, why she wears hijab, and the shock of having 40,000 followers before going to college.     Q: Let me […]

This 91-Year-Old Imam Was Also the ‘First Muslim’ in Saginaw, Michigan

This 91-Year-Old Imam Was Also the ‘First Muslim’ in Saginaw, Michigan

by Nadine Arab

A 91-year-old retired Imam opened up, about how he found his way to Islam, during a podcast interview.     Imam Abdur-Rahim Rashada, the first Muslim in Saginaw, Michigan, said that it all started when he got invited to a meeting by Nation of Islam, a political and religious group that preaches black liberation, separatism […]

Meet the First Muslim Actor to Win an Emmy

Meet the First Muslim Actor to Win an Emmy

by Shams Ahmed

British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed won the Emmy for best actor in a limited series or a television movie last night for his performance in The Night Of. His win meant more than just an award.     Ahmed became the first Muslim actor, as well as the first South-Asian actor, to win an acting Emmy […]

I Wear My Hijab with Understanding and Pride, and So Should You

I Wear My Hijab with Understanding and Pride, and So Should You

by Marwa Khalifa

This piece of cloth I wear every single day on my head is what defines me, it is what tells others who I am and what my beliefs are. The hijab is about modernity and modesty. I was really scared, scared of not being able to commit to it. I was scared because I travel a […]

The Muslim Youth Camp of California: An Inside Look at Young Muslims in the US

The Muslim Youth Camp of California: An Inside Look at Young Muslims in the US

Founded in 1961, the Muslim Youth Camp of California was the nation’s first sleepaway camp of its kind, an early experiment that mixed Islamic studies and rustic Americana. With a history stretching from Presidents John F. Kennedy to Donald Trump, the camp has helped shape the identities of thousands of Muslim children, many of whom […]

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